I had heard so much about Pinjar by Amrita Pritam and desperately wanted to get my hands on it.
Pinjar is a short story based on the circumstances of the partition particularly centered around the forceful conversion of women.
Honestly, the storyline is predictable and nothing out of the ordinary The same story line has been used in so many of the tales of partition that I ve lost count.
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Set in an era that two nations if nations are its people and not its politicians would most likely want to go back and re write, Pinjar is still relevant And if that isn t scary, what else is á पिंजर ¾ Really good.
Pinjar is one of the most harrowingly feminine tales of the Partition era, and woefully one of the least well known This short novella details the life of a Hindu girl turned Muslim through forced marriage, and the trials and tribulations that occur in her life as the land around her divides by religion Whether it is the crazy woman who haunts the village while running around naked, or the obsessive wanna be husband Rashid who loves a little girl beyond control, Pritam does not purport to draw characters with subtly, or with much emotional range, but webbed through the misfortunes of their circumstances, life like, they become I believed after reading this book that I lived in a small rural village in Punjab, where the dust soaked up to my neck, and people lived the most meager of lives in the most external of huts There was such a jolt to th In the winter of 2011, i read this book Belonging from Punjab so it was obvious to heard about Amrita Pritam s works as she has been highly praised for her post Indian revolution literary works I have only read Amrita s only this book So i can t judge her other novels or books Pinjar is a novel with intentional and emotional struggles It s a novel that shed light over revenge and betrayal in two families The one that took revenge while the other one had no excuse to be hurt.
Novel is short, interesting and excellent work depicting the 40s and 50s Era of Punjabi culture The book is a must for every Punjabi and should for every Indian off course literary fans I personally admire her work after reading this novel and it dwells us rightly into that scene of 40s I like how the novel provides us a moral to not get revenge from people that were actually not responsible for what s
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This book contains two of Amrita Pritam s novellas PINJAR THE OTHER MAN.
About PINJAR Clearly one of the bests of the two It deserves 5 stars In fact, after having read the novella, the impact was such that I was not able to start the next one for two days The characters played in my mind and my hear went out to them I can not say anything about the plot of the story All I can say is that it is set in the pre partition Pakistan Punjab when the tensions were running high between the Hindu and Muslim communities The plot moves through India s independence the partition of the country into India and Pakistan when the communal tensions reached to monstrous levels on both side of the borders It ends with the post independent India and Pakistan What I have stated are the historical details But Amrita Pritam has woven a heart w